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New venue for Grand Gourmet Award Mallorca 2015

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Chefs / Drink / Eat / Food / Michelin / Sleep

This year’s Grand Gourmet Award had a new venue: the 5-star hotel Castell Son Claret, near Es Capdellà. Some 155 people attended (some of them flying to the island especially for the event) for an extraordinary gastronomic experience, created by eight superb chefs (seven from Michelin-starred restaurants). The chefs: Fernando P Arellano (Zaranda, Castell Son Claret) Tomeu Caldentey (Es Molí d’en Bou) Macarena de Castro (Rte Jardín) Marc Fosh (Simply Fosh) Andreu Genestra (Andreu Genestra) […]

Mallorca’s Mesquida Mora winery

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Bodegas / Drink / Wine / Wineries

Healthy vines lead to healthier wines. That’s not just rhetoric for the Mallorcan winemaker Bàrbara Mesquida Mora – whose wines are the result of vineyards made healthy through biodynamic cultivation. Celler Mesquida Mora is a relatively new winery (started in 2012), but Bàrbara brought a barrelful of experience to her own project – having run her family’s winery with her brother Jaume for some years. It was during that time that the siblings discovered the benefits of […]

‘Food and Foot’ – photo exhibition organised by Chefs(in)

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Food / Restaurants

‘Food and Foot’ is an interesting name for a photographic exhibition, but then it’s a very interesting and original concept, involving eight of Mallorca’s top chefs – members of Chefs(in), eight Mallorcan shoe manufacturers, and Nando Esteva, the award-winning photographer from Palma de Mallorca. I love food – but I also have a weakness for shoes. The great thing about footwear is that your feet rarely change size once you’re an adult – even if the rest of […]

Palma de Mallorca showcases gourmet tapas and chefs

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Food / Restaurants / Wineries

Tomorrow, March 1st, is Balearics Day, marking the anniversary of the Balearic Islands becoming an autonomous state (1983). The city of Palma is awash with fantastic events to enjoy this weekend – it’s also Carnival – and one of these events will be foodie heaven. Peccata Minuta is an event organized by Chefs(in) and brings together some of the island’s top chefs to create a gourmet tapas-tasting event. Peccata Minuta translates as ‘small sins’: frankly, it would […]